The club’s Fell group includes social runners (those who simply enjoy running on the hills) as well as those who enjoy racing competitively and/or who have tackled the UK’s Big 3 Mountain Challenges, the Joss Naylor Challenge, Bob Graham & other Mountain Endurance Challenges or other ultra-distance events on the hills in the UK and abroad.

The club Fell Championships depends on points from a runner’s best races over the year. Details of the 2022 Club Fell & Trail Running Championship can be found below.

Latest Fell Running News

When do we meet ...

We meet on Wednesday nights at various venues 7pm for 1.5-2hrs. All levels usually catered for with Green (a gentle 5-6miles), Blue (6-7miles), Red (8-9miles) and Black (a pacey 9-10miles) groups on the busiest nights, plus varying degrees of climb.  We put on and encourage participation in both local and distant fell races and ultras throughout the year. New joiners always welcome and full details of the runs each week are published in the ‘Closed’ Fell Facebook group (search for Macclesfield Harriers on Facebook).

To arrange a trial run in Green or Blue, contact the Fell Manager

Wondering if you have the confidence/ability to step up to the challenge?  For advice contact our Green team

Please wear off-road shoes, and in winter bring a decent head torch and appropriate clothing.

We have an amazing fell running alumni, but some of these no longer race…

Introducing: The Potters  – an informal retired runners’ group that meets weekly on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10.00. Its membership comes from Macclesfield Harriers and Congleton Harriers but welcomes any adults who wants steady weekday off-road runs and who has the time to spare. Run venues are posted in advance from a variety of locations, usually close to a café for post-run tea & cakes. They last between 90 minutes and two hours, cover about 7 miles and are mainly off-road. They are run in all weathers, all year, in all conditions and can include a walking group if required. This is not an official club group. More information in their Facebook Group (Potters Running Club), or https://ppotter.co.uk managed by David Tucker – gatsway@icloud.com . It’s a closed group so you’ll need to request admission.

Upcoming Events

Club Race

2023 Fell Handicap

December 10, 2023 8:00:am
The 2023 Fell Handicap is on on Sunday 10th December 2023 Note: Entry Limit of 80 places (restricted by space in St Dunstan) This year all participants need to pre-register…

2023 Boxing Day Handicap

December 26, 2023 9:00:am
NOTE: CLUB MEMBERS ONLY The Boxing Day Handicap (BDH) is back again for 2023 – organiser (Sally Ann Hales) and venue (Langley Cricket Club) Registration 9.00-9.45am (Cricket Club) Staggered start…

2024 Rainow 5 – Summer Series

May 1, 2024 6:30:pm
The annual Rainow 5 is back for 2024. Wed 1st May 2024. Background about the event can be found here… Rainow 5 Please collect your race number from registration in the…

Cross Discipline Challenge

The Cross Discipline Challenge exists in order to promote and celebrate participation in all of the disciplines that the club is active in and to encourage members to branch out and compete in areas outside of their normal preferred discipline and to support the club through volunteering.